Rowing, canoe sprint, swimming to remain at Tokyo venues

TOKYO (AP) — Olympic organizers agreed Tuesday to keep the rowing, canoe sprint and swimming venues at their planned sites in Tokyo for the 2020 Games, while postponing a decision until Christmas on a possible switch for volleyball.

  • Written by MARI YAMAGUCHI, Associated Press

Free-agent compensation, international draft top MLB issues

NEW YORK (AP) — Negotiators for baseball players and owners are meeting this week in Irving, Texas, in an attempt to reach agreement on a collective bargaining agreement to replace the five-year contract that expires Thursday. After eight work stoppages from 1972-95, baseball has had 21 years of labor peace.

  • Written by RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer